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Booze And Your Brain - Moderate Alcohol Consumption By Seniors May Boost Episodic Memory

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although alcohol consumption is typically associated with negative effects on the brain, a new study from a team of American researchers has found that people over 60 who are moderate drinkers...

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2014-10-29 23:00:28

Open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program A Forever Recovery awarded Amber Oliver with a scholarship in recognition of her award-winning entry for a new anti-drug campaign “Health and Success Over Drugs and Stress.” The $2,500 scholarship was presented by 4-time All Pro wide receiver Herman Moore, and Ms. Oliver was also invited to take part in a photo shoot that included former University of Michigan basketball star Jordan Morgan. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 At a...

2014-10-22 23:02:37

ShotgunR is launching a Kickstarter (TM) on November 1st. Designed by an engineer and frat guy, it is a shotgun shaped tool that makes a triangular hole with smooth edges to reduce cut lips and spilled beer. Mattituck, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The methods used to shotgun beer have long been stagnant. There has been little innovation in years. Some people use keys, knives and other sharp objects to puncture cans. These methods can result in cut lips or worse, spilled beer....

Researchers Identify Epigenetic Changes Caused By Binge Drinking
2014-10-10 03:38:43

Provided by University of Missouri School of Medicine Overconsumption of alcohol triggers inflammatory response in the liver Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatments for alcohol-related liver diseases. “We know that chronic alcohol use is damaging to the liver, but binge drinking amplifies that damage,” said Shivendra Shukla, PhD, Margaret Proctor...

alcohol smiles
2014-10-01 05:32:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social drinking has long been seen as acceptable behavior in most societies, but often the foundation for problem drinking habits is laid in these social settings. In a new study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, researchers from University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oslo in Norway wanted to see if alcohol provides social rewards that might then encourage future drinking. The researchers found that...

drinking after exercise
2014-09-25 03:00:13

Erin White, Northwestern University People of all ages more likely to indulge in alcohol on days when they’re more active A new Northwestern Medicine® study finds that on days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too. This is the only study to use smartphone technology and a daily diary approach for self-reporting physical activity and alcohol use. “Monday through Wednesday people batten down the hatches and they cut back on...

2014-09-24 12:26:46

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Alcohol Justice have received news that accounts of two long-term projects have been published in a special alcohol policy issue of World Medical and Health Policy. "Optimal U.S. State Alcohol Excise Taxes to Recover Government Cost of Excessive Consumption" by Holley Shafer, and "Alcohol Ads on Public Transit: Policies From Major Metropolitan Areas in the United States" by Sarah Mart and Jessica Blakemore,...

2014-09-20 12:20:49

Watchdog demands end to alcohol industry's toxic relationship with NFL, teams and big game advertising SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NFL's Roger Goodell has yet to show any understanding that alcohol use by players is a major cause of domestic violence, child abuse, arrests and even suicide and homicide. Though he has shown progress in recognizing that domestic violence is a serious problem, he and the sport's biggest sponsor - Anheuser-Busch InBev - continue to...

2014-09-09 12:28:39

1.525 million fewer American youth reported drinking in 2013 than in 2003 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underage drinking among America's youth is at record lows, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144487 More than 1.5 million (1,525,000) fewer American youth between the ages of 12 and 17 years old -- more than the entire population of New Hampshire -- reported they consumed alcohol in...

2014-09-09 08:27:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) recently launched eTIPS Concessions, an online training and certification program for personnel in environments such as stadiums, arenas, theaters, concert halls, fairs, amusement parks and festivals. TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the premier alcohol server and seller training program designed to prevent underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving. The TIPS for Concessions program...

2014-09-04 12:27:59

WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new two-minute medical video encouraging healthcare professionals to talk with patients who drink alcohol about the importance of moderation will begin airing this month in thousands of physicians' offices, acute care hospitals and military facilities across the country, according to David Holden, Senior Producer for Mission Critical Health. The news report, hosted by American Medical Women's Association President Dr....


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